Timothy Steele’s Career Summary
NAME: Timothy Steele DATE OF BIRTH: 22 January 1948
B.A., Stanford University, 1970
M.A., Brandeis University, 1972
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1977
Uncertainties and Rest. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979.
Sapphics against Anger and Other Poems. New York: Random House, 1986.
Missing Measures: Modern Poetry and the Revolt against Meter. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1990.
The Color Wheel. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Sapphics and Uncertainties: Poems 1970-1986. Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 1995.
(Editor) The Poems of J. V. Cunningham. Athens: Ohio/ Swallow, 1997.
All the Fun’s in How You Say a Thing: An Explanation of Meter and Versification. Athens: Ohio/Swallow, 1999.
Toward the Winter Solstice. Athens: Ohio/Swallow, 2006.
Poems, articles, and reviews in The Hopkins Review, Los Angeles Times, Modern Fiction Studies, New Republic, Paris Review, Poetry, The Sewanee Review, Shenandoah, Smithsonian, The Spectator (England), Southern Review, Threepenny Review, Yale Review, and other periodicals.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Guggenheim Fellowship, 1984-85
Peter I.B. Lavan Younger Poet Award, Academy of American Poets, 1986
Commonwealth Club of California Medal for Poetry, 1986
Los Angeles PEN Center, Literary Award for Poetry, 1987
Outstanding Professor Award, California State University, Los Angeles, 1992
California Arts Council Grant, 1993
President’s Distinguished Professor Award, California State University, Los Angeles, 1998-99
Elizabeth Matchett Stover Award, Southwest Review, 2002
Robert Fitzgerald Award for Excellence in the Study of Prosody, 10th Annual West Chester University Poetry Conference, 2004.
Jones Lecturer in Poetry, Stanford University, 1975-77
Lecturer in English, UCLA, 1977-83
Lecturer in English, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1986
Professor of English, California State University, Los Angeles, 1987-present; Emeritus Professor, 2012-present
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